Jesuit Institute London
Inspiration, resources and training for schools
 

The Jesuit Institute is a partnership of Jesuits and lay people in the UK who work to provide inspiration, resources and training for schools.

The Institute helps governors, school leaders, teachers, support staff, parents and pupils with the aim of “improvement in living and learning for the greater glory of God and the common good.”(St Ignatius Loyola, cf. Constitutions n.440)

The eleven Jesuit schools of the British Province of the Society of Jesus work together better to understand, promote and live out the vision and spirit of St Ignatius Loyola.

The Jesuit Institute shares resources and good practice from around the world and creates and commissions new resources for schools.

The Jesuit Institute also works with other Christian and Catholic schools.

 

Noticeboard
updated on 20.1.18

Visitations 2018
The schedule for Provincial Visitations of the schools in 2018 is linked below. There is also guidance on preparing for Visitation (and writing the Apostolic Report) and two documents which will form the agenda for this year's Visitations. [posted 20.1.18]
Visitations 2018

Shared Vision 2
8/9 March 2018
Kairos Centre Roehampton

The next SV2 conference takes place in March. SV2 explores the Jesuit method of teaching and learning and is for teachers and teaching assistants. It is not necessary to have done SV1 to attend SV2. [posted 19.1.18]
SV2 March 2018

Conference for Heads of European Jesuit Schools
27 Feb/2 Mar 2018
Loyola, Spain

The trienniel conference for heads of Jesuit schools in Europe takes place in Loyola at the end of February. [posted 15.1.18]
JECSE Heads' Conference 2018

Chaplains' Conference & Retreat
The Term 2 conference and retreat for Jesuit school chaplains takes place at Campion Hall, Oxford, from Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th January. [posted 15.1.18]
Chaplains' Conference

JPP Virtues: Intentional and Prophetic
A new page of resources on the JPP virtue pair Intentional and Prophetic for use this half-term. [posted 9.1.18]
Intentional & Prophetic resources

JPP Themes for School Year 2017-18
The half-termly focus on the virtue pairs of the Jesuit Pupil Profile for 2017-18 will be as follows:
Term 1
first half - Curious & Active
second half - Generous & Grateful
Term 2
first half - Intentional & Prophetic
second half - Compassionate & Loving
Term 3
first half - Learned & Wise
second half - Faith-filled & Hopeful
The remaining two pairs (Attentive & Discerning and Eloquent & Truthful) will be picked up at the start of the 2018-19 school year.
JPP resources
JPP - Virtue and Learning in the Ignatian Tradition (pdf)
[posted 1.8.17]

Rio Action Statement
The first worldwide meeting of provincial education delegates took place in Rio in October 2017. All Jesuit schools are committed to the action points contained in the Action Statement of the conference. [posted 9.1.18]
Rio 2017 Action Statement for Jesuit Schools

Epiphany
Many schools begin the new term with a whole-school Mass of the Epiphany. Here are some resources for liturgy, the blessing of classrooms, assemblies and RE teaching. [posted 3.1.18]
Epiphany resources

Winter Retreat
8/10 February 2018
St Cuthman's, Coolham

An individually guided Ignatian retreat open to teachers, support staff and governors of Jesuit schools. [posted 27.12.17]
further information

RE Resources
RE resources from Charles Beach for January 2018. [posted 26.11.17]
RelEdWeb

Mount St Mary's College
has just released a new film to celebrate 175 years of the school's foundation.
Mount Family 175
[posted 19.9.17]

Holydays of Obligation - Epiphany and Ascension
The Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has announced the decision to restore the feasts of Epiphany (6th January) and Ascension (10th May in 2018) to their traditional dates. Ephiphany will continue to be transferrd to the Sunday if it occurs on the Saturday or Monday (as it does in 2018).
Jesuit Liturgical Calendar
[posted 16.9.17]

Shared Vision Induction
The new powerpoint presentations, handbook, scripts and resources for SVi are now available. [posted 29.8.17]
SVi Resources

Publications
A new page has been added to this website making it easier to see and access Jesuit Institute publications. [posted 18.7.17]
JI publications

Jesuit Institute Programme 2017-18
The programme of conferences and courses for the school year 2017-18 is now available. [posted 2.7.17]
JI 2017-18 Programme

Jesuit Pupil Profile
A new resource for schools using the JPP.
Download PDF
The JPP
[posted 6.6.17]

Jesuit Schools - A Quick Introduction
A new resource for schools, this leaflet briefly describes Jesuit education and Jesuit schools in the UK. It is intended to be a free give-away for parents and visitors.
Jesuit Schools (pdf)
[posted 10.9.16]

 
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